Collector’s Corner

Collector’s Corner is home to some of the sale’s most exciting offerings. Here is where you’ll find rare and antiquarian books, first editions, collectible vinyl records, artwork, ephemera, toys, and games — including video games. Many of our offerings are under $10!

The Spring 2018 Sale is fast approaching!

We are busy gearing up for the Spring 2018 sale: the doors will open bright and early on May 5th. In the meantime, take a sneak peek at some of the gems on our shelves.

A tale from the sale

The Friends of the Library are always hoping to help books find good homes, and sometimes that just might mean sending a book off to its rightful home. Read about the donated book that is now part of a museum collection.

The list is live!

The comprehensive list of available titles is now live!

Our books have great stories -- in more ways than one! Learn the story behind an 18th-century manual for the bombardment of Hungarian castles and a 19th-century pamphlet claiming to lay bare the true-crime story of a cold-blooded female serial killer here. Our books have great stories — in more ways than one!
Learn the story behind an 18th-century military strategy manual detailing the best methods and angles of approach for the capture of various castles (originally from the shelves of the library of one of said castles) or that of a 19th-century pamphlet claiming to lay bare the true-crime story of a cold-blooded female serial killer here.
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Where does the money go? Where does the money go?
At each sale we sell hundreds of thousands of books and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. Where does the money go? See how the Friends distribute the funds raised to local libraries and community programs.
What happens to the books that don't sell? What happens to the books that don’t sell?
The books on the shelves for each book sale come from the previous six months’ worth of donations: every sale starts from scratch. What happens to the books that don’t sell? They, too, find their way into the hands of readers. Find out how!
How do we price the books in Collector's Corner? How do we price the books in Collector’s Corner?
See a brief description of our methods and a list of some of the experts we’ve consulted on our books.

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Last updated: April 20, 2018 at 19:15 pm